Brain Science

Soul and Synapse: The Integration of Science and Spirituality

Dan Siegel in the Rector’s Forum on Sunday, March 13, 2016:

“[Integration] means holding the idea that you have an aspect of yourself that is within the body called the ‘me,’ and an aspect that is interconnected and linked to all living beings called a ‘we’ — and together that makes a ‘mwe,’ an integrated self. And together, ‘mwe’ can make this a kinder and more compassionate and healthier world.”

Soul & Synapse Retreat: The Integration of Science & Spirituality

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All Saints Church has an unprecedented opportunity to engage one of the premier practitioners of science and mindfulness as we welcome Dan Siegel — clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, Founding Co-Director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center and Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute.

Dr. Siegel will lead us in a contemplative retreat through meditation and mindfulness experiences and offer us the opportunity to explore ancient spiritual practices through the lens of science.

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Ed Bacon

Ed Bacon: “What About This ‘God-Formed Brain’ Stuff?”


Ed Bacon preaching on Sunday, Feb. 10:

“Jesus says you are to be salt seasoning that brings out the God-flavors of this Earth. Be salty! If you lose your saltiness, how will people taste their Godliness?… Or, Jesus says, here’s another way to put it: You are light! And to the degree you let your light shine, you’ll bring out the God-colors in the world. God is not a secret to be kept!”

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“God Is Not a Christian”

On January 5, the first Sunday of 2014, Ed Bacon will share reflections, epiphanies, and photos from his November journey to India, Nepal, and Thailand. Come learn about his visit with the leader of Tibetan Buddhism, profound moments of prayer on the Ganges with a Hindu priest, and mystical moments in a monastery temple in Bangkok.

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